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Medical Records Specialists
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or $22.43 hourly
as of 2021
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
There aren't any important qualities of this job that can't be easily automated
Social Perceptiveness (44)
Assisting and Caring for Others (43)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (17)
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Medical Records Specialists' job openings is expected to rise 6.6% by 2031
'Medical Records Specialists' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Medical Records Specialists' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Medical Records Specialists' was $46,660, or $22.43 hourly
'Medical Records Specialists' are paid 2.0% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as medical records specialists?
As of 2021 there were 180,570 people employed as Medical Records Specialists within the United States.
This represents around 0.13% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 780 people are employed as Medical Records Specialists.
Compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the healthcare system. Classify medical and healthcare concepts, including diagnosis, procedures, medical services, and equipment, into the healthcare industry's numerical coding system. Includes medical coders.
SOC Code: 29-2072.00
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